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FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
go to jim lehrer of pbs, moderating this debate. >> jim: i'm jim lehrer. i welcome you to the first of the 2012 presidential debates, between president barack obama, the democratic nominee, and former massachusetts governor, mitt romney, the republican nominee. this debate and the next three, two presidential, one vice-presidential, are sponsored by the commission on presidential debates. tonight's 90 minutes will be about domestic issues and will follow a format designed by the commission. there will be six roughly 15-minute segments, with two-minute answers for the first question. then open discussion for the remainder of each segment. thousands of people offered suggestions on segment subjects or questions via the internet and other means. but i made the final selections. and for the record, they were not submitted for approval to the commission or the candidates. the segments, as i announced in advance, will be three on the economy and one each on health care, the role of government and governing, with an emphasis throughout on differences, specifics and choices. both candidates
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
second term. >> jim: governor romney. >> thank you, jim. mr. president. thank you for tuning in this evening. thanksgiving an important election. i am concerned about america. i am concerned about the direction america has been taking over the last four years. i -- i know this is bigger than election about the two of us, as individuals. it's bigger than our respective parties. this lrkz is about the course of america. what kind of america dowrpt to have for yourself and for your children? there are two very different paths that we began speakerring about. we will have two more presidential debates and a vice-presidential debate. and we will talk about the two paths. and they lead in very different directions. it is not just the words. you can look at the record. there is no question in my mind, if the president were to be re-elected, you will continue to see a middle-class squeeze with incomes going down and prices going up. you will see chronic unemployment. we have 43 straight months of unemployment above 8%. if i am president, i will help create 12 million new jobs in this country
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 11:30am EDT
' in." this week we have jonathan, tracy, todd, jim is here, and joining us this week we have sally cohen. welcome to all of you. jim, i'll start with you. why do you like this two-year plan for high school kids? what do you like about it? >> everybody pays taxes, whether they own a home or not, whether they have children or not, everybody pays for education, and every year they get worse education and it costs more. we've dumbed down our school program to rush kids through the system. why not do it the other way? why not had let the achieving kids rush through the system and get away from this burgeoning ed accuracy? beyond that, we're spending money on things that aren't being productive for our economy. let these achieving students, send them the message that if you achieve you will be rewarded. the idea we're going to get any of this taxpayer money back is kind of a mirage. taxpayers never get any money back. it will move on to the next boondoggle. i think it's a good idea. >> half of property taxes go to schools to be fair. tracy, the kids issue, you can get them out of your ho
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
president. the real variable is time. will jim lerher prevent the empty walk-about? mitt needs to hit hard. benghazi, bam. high unemployment, you kill a pipeline, bam. greece crumbles under entitlement, and you bloat government more? bam. all you need is facts. after that, obama probably shake his head. think of clooney. clooney will think of him. eva will want to cradle him. matt damon will sleek naked at the moon. yes, obama seeks sympathy. along with a hand sheikh. box for his things. maybe two. there is the nobel peace prize. we have andrea in denver, colorado, which is a state, i believe. there you are. >> andrea: the 57t 57th. >> greg: it is. in my mind, the focus has to be on libya, but this is all about domestic issues. are they going to change the format so we address the most important topic of the week or month or year? >> andrea: greg, unfortunately, i don't think so. if you look at the format now, it's all on the economy. if i were jim lerher i'd have more flexibility. it's dominating the headlines finally. if i'm romney, i'd bring it up in an answer. why? the economi
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
interesting that michael moore blamed john kerry, the debate prep guy. david axelrod blamed jim lehrer. al gore blamed the altitude. but nobody -- nobody blamed the president for being unprepared and outclassed by mitt romney last night. >> dana, take us deep into the psychology. what was going on? he looked like a man defeated. >> he sort of faded into the background initially. then i thought maybe it will get better. at the one hour mark, i thought wow, this is over. i thought romney was very bold. but he was also something different that he was fresh. and there is a huge gulf between the man that had been painted in the media and by the obama campaign for the last seven or eight months. and then the person they saw last night. that's why i think it was so effective for mitt romney because people were so surprised. wait, like who is this guy? this is not the guy we thought he was. and so he had a great debate. incumbents presidents usually don't do well on the first debate in their election year. so obama will have a couple more chances. no doubt, there is only one person in america who
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 11:00am EDT
bring in our jobs panel. jim kessler, senior vice president for policy and cofounder of third way. former policy director of democratic senator chuck schumer of new york. john engler former governor of michigan. nice to have you both on the program. this comes up every sing gill time we get a jobs report and whether or not the books are cooked and whether or not we get a accurate reading. this conversation coming up more because we're right by a presidential election. what is your response, when you hear concerns from people maybe this is isn't a accurate reading on the job market? >> so two points, one is, these numbers are always wrong. i mean, they're done on surveys and there's revisions done over and over and over again. if you look in 2009, almost all of the revisions, when they would look back made the jobs numbers worse. looking back in 2011 and 2012 the revisions have generally made previous months better. but, look, the people who put this together, they're statisticians, statisticians. this is what they love to do. they don't cook the books. they're the most, you know,
FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. that comes just one day after we saw this moment live on this broadcast when jim and netanyahu true and actual redline. on a diagram of a bomb, depicting red lines to be drawn against this program. generating a flood of reaction here at home. leland vittert has details. reporter: this is the first time a leader has threatened and actual military strike against iran. that is a very clear threat on the front page of every newspaper here. conceivably when iran would reach the redline here on the diagram of the bomb at the united nations. however, mr. netanyahu is not repeating universal praise because of what was said here. a little bit making fun of the prime minister for using this diagram. down here they are starting to print cartoons. this one, has a bugs bunny superimposed over the prime minister drawing this diagram. the big question is, what does this mean for israel going forward? has the prime minister committed himself to actually making a strike comes spring of 2013, and more importantly, how is he going to back that up? there are a lot of people that are not convinced that
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 10:00pm EDT
off and recognize he will be double teamed. the fact is, jim lehrer is part of the cultural left. so romneyville to communicate pastlerrer and past obama to reach the american people. if he does that, i think he could have a very good night. i think you could see a very different races by thursday morning. >> greta: why do you think jim lehrer will be unfair? he has the spotlight on him. i mean, you know, he -- i assume he will try his best to be fair? >> he will try his best to be fair. i am not saying he is partisan. i am saying he comes out of a news media culture, the whole network of where he lives and operates, what he does, which has the assumptions of the left and which asks questions on the framework of the left. they are very often ntheir mind being totally neutral, when they ask request questions that clearly reflect the biases of the left. that's a key part of this. >> greta: do you think that in general, moderates try to pit one candidate against another, to generate a spark in order to generate news? >> i think all too often, moderators try to play gotcha and be clever.
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 3:00am EDT
with president obama. he wasn't looking down at notes and looking for jim lehr to bail him out. >> barack obama is used to being sheltered and coddled by the media. and by those surrounding him. tonight he wasn't able to rely on that kind of comfort zone he's used to. the reason he seems to inept tonight and kind of disenchanted and disconnected is finally there is a record that he can be called out on and that is what mitt romney was supposed to do and what he did. he succeeded tonight in calling barack obama out on broken promises and can't wait for the next debate. and failed poll sthaiz barack obama didn't want to repeat z again without having that teleprompter in front of him to basically tell him what to say. that is why we saw this ineptness tonight. >> sean: did he not have an answer for $716 billion he took out of medicare. he didn't have an answer for social security. this is not an entitlement. this is what? a return orn investment? welfare is an entitlement. on every point he lost on points, lost on style. and i was actually shocked you know we're told the president
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am EDT
. >> the real star of the debate is jim lair. he was vowedded the sexiest -- he was voted the sexiest man alive. >> it is impressive. i anticipate two things. boredom from obama and awkwardness from mitt. that is the default you will get. #*eu don't expect anything wonderful to come anywhere. there may be one shot from romney where everybody goes, whoa. but then he will say something else and make a $10,000 bet. >> no matter what they say and how bad that thing is, they will preface it with, with all due respect. and then insert zinger here. >>> would you like to get to know your favorite tv personalities better? jill dobson welcomes it. stop by her apartment in new york city. it is 34 gand -- grandview street. jill hides the key in the plant outside the door. we wired you so you couldn't leave. >> what is a free speech wall? should have read the story before doing the tease. >>> tell obama off, and they scoff. i speak of lefty professors, is there any other kind? a student group at sam houston state university, go fighting irish, put up a free speech wall. but someone had to ruin it
FOX News
Oct 6, 2012 4:00am EDT
rid of that i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things to pbs i like big bird and i like you too. i'm not going to stop borrowing money from china to pay for it. >> i thought lehrer was big bird. first let's go with the president looking down while romney is speaking. >> i'm comparing this to 2008. this wasn't a good thing. typically when he looks down he is trying show his disagreement. i don't agree what you are saying. tight jaw, clinched lip. there is also a level of intimidation i think in parts of the clip where he doesn't feel good about what's going on with romney. he feels insecure with romney. >> bill: shouldn't he be looking at romney isn't that much better body language. >> much better. more powerful to look at him. >> bill: looking away showing weakness. >> you don't deserve my eye contact therefore i'm not going to give it to you. >> bill: condescending. >> right and that's not what you need to be doing here. >> bill: comes across to the viewer because they are watching split screen. presentation to governor romney. >> use very
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
back and forth over the tax plans. the claims and counter claims flying. what are the facts really. jim angle has a fact check for us live from washington. >>> governor romney's tax plans would reduce rates by 20% across the board. he would keep it deficit neutral by trimming some of the $1.2 trillion year-end tax ducks. president obama argues there aren't enough deductions that only hit the rich so romney would have to hit the middle class. listen to this exchange. >> independent studies looking at this said the only way to meet governor romney's pledge are not reducing the deficit, or not adding to the deficit is by burden evening middle class families, the average middle class family with children would pay about $2,000 more. >> i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle income families. i will lower taxes on middle income families. you cite a study. there are six other studies that look to the study you describe and say it's completely wrong. >> reporter: the president is referring to a study by the tax anthropology sent wer which shows which tax deductions to put on t
FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
baby boy into the world. the oscar winning actress and talent agent husband jim toe named their child tennessee james. this is the couple's first child together. >>> it has been a rocky ride the last few months for amanda bynes. lawyers for the actress pleaded not guilty for two counts of hit and run. she has been faced with two charges of driving suspended license this week and drunk driving charge from april. it has been almost one year since vinn demi moore caught ashton kutcher cheating. they are still married. neither one filed for divorce. the couple's wedding might actually have been a symbolic ceremony and not a legal marriage. >> now for your starting lineup a roundup of sports stories making headlines at this hour. the real refs finally back on the field for the nfl ravens, browns game. the ravens taking an early lead. talk about dÉjÀ vu with seconds left the browns go for a hail mary just like seattle against the packers. the ravens get called for a personal foul so he gets another shot this time it goes out of the end zone. ravens win 23-16. dickey becoming the fir
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 3:00pm EDT
moderator jim lehrer who said several times we are very clear that there are very stark differences between the two of you. governor romney tried to make this a referendum on obama but that was not going anywhere so the big choice highlighting on the different issues from taxes to spending and the deficit. >> only in washington would you count $4 trillion of reduction when, in fact, the plan called for adding $1 trillion of debtry one of the next fur years. i think that is wrong. we should instead take a course represented by free democrat to get america to cap our funding, cut our spending and get us on track to a balanced budget. >>reporter: the obama campaign licking their wounds and said governor romney has a vigorous performance that was devoid of honesty. the romney campaign firing back against that saying that the obama campaign has been engaging inning in but false statements. trace, the war of words continues this far after the debate. >>trace: it will go on. john, thank you. president obama's advisor, david axelrod acknowledging that governor romney has a great night and a
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop other things. i like pbs. i like big bird. i actually like you too. i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from china to pay for. >> bill: can you explain, let's start with the 47% because neither charles nor i really -- we just don't get it it why didn't he use that? >> it's inexplicable to me. i mean, look, obama mailed in that debate last night. and romney was on his game. there is no question about it. now, whether that was because obama thought he was going to have an easy run at it, i don't know. but the 47% has become so engrained and been so says tested and so negative for romney that you ought to use it it's as simple for that. >> bill: we know why he mailed in his game last night, the presidents, because one of the men that you idolize very much al gore told us it was just the elevation and the president was i guess didn't have enough oxygen and just couldn't get the energy level up. >> let's not waste our time on serious analysis with al gore's view about the air. >> bill: are you re
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 3:00am EDT
george washington. >> by the way, nobody talked about jim lehrer. are we going to let that go? >> i agree. you know who should have been the moderator? judge judy. >> i guess we are going to let it go. >> back to me. >> you can't have a back to me face. i am skipping that. i am skipping that. i thought this was an interesting fact, can we take greg off the screen please? >> i don't think he blinked yet. >> he looks like actor rob morrow. >> he hasn't blinked yet. >> are you linsion? >> keep it on, he is holding his breath. >> he is holding his breath. >> he is holding his breath, keep it on him. >> that's amazing. >> don't go back. wait until he turns blue. >> boy, now i know why kids do that. it is fun. i'm totally flying. >> "the daily" a fine publication says there is a psychologist founded in 1980 the one who blinks the least will win the popular vote. wednesday's debate, obama blinked an average of 75 times a minute, 55 times a minute for romney. so romney blinked less. >> why do you want a candidate who looks like anthony hopkins in "silence of the lambs." i like blinking. it
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 1:00pm EDT
into a lawsuit. last night moderator jim lehrer looked for stark contrasts between the two nominees. he found a big one in the role of government. we'll look at the debate today giving people handouts and giving people a hand up. >> the role of government, look behind us, the constitution and declaration of independence. the role of government is to promote and protect the principles of those documents it's time for swanson flavor boost. concentrated broth in easy to use packets. mix it into skillet dishes, for an instant dose of... hell-o! [ female announcer ] get recipes at flavorboost.com. or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. >> what we're seeing right now in my view a trickle down government approach which has government thinking it can do a better job than free people pursuing their dreams and it's not working and the proof of that is 23 million people out of work. the proof of that is one out of six people in poverty. the proof of that is we've gone fr
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 1:00pm EDT
things done? i believe i can. i talked about the principles -- megyn: there is jim lehrer who will be moderating tonight. >> it wasn't just vice presidential goarms team that thought oh won. there is a report that george stephanopoulos thought he won. he apparently declared the nine debates, 8 had been won by the democrats. later on these things harden. that'sy think the afterdebate is as important as the debate itself. what gets picked up and what gets focused on. my former colleague suggested the gaffe measure. has a gaffe come out. one of the tests will be, does the opposite side cite something the other candidate said in a debate in the an ad to make fun of it. megyn: romney is not a guy who makes a lot of fun of himself speak of making fun. and he's not a guy who has shown a lot of aptitude in connecting with the average joe at home. it seems like the folks who like him like him despite the fact they don't necessarily feel warm and fuzzy about him the way they would a ronald reagan. does he need to change that tonight, bill? >> i think he needs to tell people what he stands fo
FOX News
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
after 9-11. jim clapper, across the board from what i have heard, the intel community thinks he's a partisan person, leaning towards the democrats, toward president obama and he put out this statement on friday night to ease things for the white house going in. if i were the press, on behalf of the american people regardless if they're republican or democrat, i would try to get to some better answers as to why didn't we know what we didn't know and why did we spread falsehoods -- >> steve: you think the press is going to ask tough questions of this administration, you're nuts. >> wait a minute. >> gretchen: what i'm trying to get it, and you've been there. you worked inside. so you know. are you saying that jim clapper acted independently and you're saying susan rice may have acted independently and this isn't all part of a strategy to figure out how they're going to handle the libyan situation? >> i think it's almost more that they don't have any strategy at all. everyone was working independently. that's not how you do counter intelligence. everybody works together. you can't say
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
certain word. the word for obama was jobs. the word for romney was medicare, and the roared for jim lehrer was -- [mum mumbling] >> greta: that's your last
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
amazing. we talked to jim gray of course, fox news contributor, he had this perspective on the magnitude of what this man has just done for baseball and for sports. >> people aren't used to it so we don't know. we have had generations of baseball fans not have anyone to look up to as a model and say this is what we aspire. it came something out there that was so far out there that was unachievable. >> unachievable. now we know the tigers, his team are in the playoffs against another unbelievable story oakland a's. a team that came back from all those years down. adam housley. good to see you. well, in boston where baseball's last triple crown winner the red sox today fired manager bobby valentine. it comes after the team's worse showing since 19656789 valentine took the reigns just this year after last season's epic meltdown led to terry francona's firing. the struggled 5u8 -- all this season finishing dead last. general management announced in a statement that no single individual was to blame. as for valentine, he said, quoting here: i understand this decision this year in bo
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
get -- do not answer jim lehrer. go after president obama and speak to him in the second person and say you have failed unfortunately and here is what we can do differently and make it a sharp contrast. >> chris: interestingly enough, liz, when i talked to congressman ryan about the fact that romney needs a clear victory because of the state of the polls he pushed back against that. does he need a clear victory? >> he does. i think there is universal consensus that he has to do something to shake up the trajectory of the race and a safe performance probably isn't going to be enough at this point. having said that i think it might not be that hard for romney to get a win in the first debate. challengers get the win. >> chris: just by the fact that they are on the same stage as the president. >> presidents sometimes feel on some level a little irritated that they have to go through this and that times comes across. the think the dynamics will in some ways actually favor romney. all romney has to do i sort of disagree with bill that he should go after obama hard in the sense that his l
FOX News
Sep 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >> rick: that's a wrap on news watch. thanks to. >> dave: judy miller, jim pinkerton, cal thomas, kirsten powers. keep it here. ♪ e. >> clayton: . >> alisyn: it's sunday, september 30th, i'm alisyn camerota. and could be in the hot seat for administration he is a mixed members on the u.s. consulate attack on libya. lawmakers calling for an investigation. who is james clapper? we'll take a look. >> dave: remember when president obama said that americans cling to their guns and religion? well, paul ryan says he's proud to be a klinger. >> this catholic deer hunter is guilty as charged and i'm proud of that fact. that's what freedom is. >> dave: catholic deer hunter, vp nominee and why he says a second obama term makes him shudder. >> clayton: and then blaming the boss for stealing, one former tsa over revealing the real reason that he stole 1 million dollars worth of stuff from passengers. the shocking details straight ahead from the tsa. and it's sunday, "fox & friends" begins right now. ♪ >> it is sunday, good sunday morning, how are you guys. >> clayton: the top of the morning to you
FOX News
Sep 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
here to hear that. jim and carol from michigan write all children need splen and shows their parent loves them. no way the business of the government to tell anybody how to discipline their children. both sides. >> dave: where do you draw the line? it's difficult. many parents feel it's necessary, in the home and still discipline and some parents cross the line and hence, laws like this. >> alisyn: i'm sure janice dean has it all figured out. knows how to discipline children. >> no tough love in our house, we have no sleep, we go in when they cry, i mean, i'm maybe not a good-- >> and stop that-- >> way to go, janice, like my house, too. >> there's little not for very long. a look at the weather, shall we? it's still gray and cloudy in new york, and the temperatures in the 50's, you can see across the northern tooeshgs the northeast cooler than average temperatures and as you head across the west, warmer than average and across the south as well. taking a look at the satellite radar imagery, we have a little low pressure off the coast of the northeast, a potential for showers and th
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 1:00am EDT
discussed? >> i would have liked for jim lehrer to talk about it because we are facing what our secretary of defense, president obama's secretary of defense has described as a devastating impact it our national defense if this sequestration goes through. for the benefit of our viewers, it was a biproduct of the select committee that didn't succeed. and so this draconian cuts in both defense and nondefense is supposed to take place on the first of january. it would devastate our defense. we need the president to come and sit down with us. we have said, mr. president, come and lead. you are the commandener chief. that's your most important responsibility. please, sit down with us. we can avoid this sequestration, which could devastate the defense of our nation. we really have asked him to do that. and his response has been that he would do that if we agree to raise taxes to start with. that's not the way bill clinton negotiated. that's not the way -- that ronald reagan negotiated. that's know the way i have ever negotiated. >> greta: you imagine president clinton, his name came up twice wit
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
go along with jim lehrer. >> does anyone think it's strange that juan is defending pbs? >> i'm not saying. >> that's it for us, thanks for watching, have a great weekend, bye. >> did mitt romney's post debate victory hit a speed bump with the unemployment rate? we'll break down what the numbers mean. this is special report. good evening, i'm bret baier. president obama is hailing the jobs report, showing a drop from 8.1% to 7.8, as a sign the country has come too far to turn back now. his republican challenger says the new numbers are not the sign of a true recovery, in fact, he says they're telling a far different story. the government's household survey says that 873,000 people entered the work force. but the employer survey found 114,000 new jobs created, 10,000 of those in government. so, the difference, about 760,000 are apparently not full-time stable jobs, what's known as the real unemployment mark, the unemployed and those too discouraged to look for work remains unchanged at 14.7%. white house correspondent wendell goler begins our coverage of the report and the spin. >> t
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. tonight's moderator is jim leher, he will be running the show for the 12th time. what's it like trying to keep presidents and candidates in line. we'll hear from somebody who has done the job as we countdown to the first presidential tee bait of 2012 on this special edition of "the fox report" live tonight from denver. issan altima and reimagined nearly everything in it? gave it greater horsepower and best in class 38 mpg highway... advanced headlights... and zero gravity seats? yeah, that would be cool. ♪ introducing the completely reimagined nissan altima. it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ has become boring and tasteless... only one man can save the day. ♪ ♪ he's nutty! ♪ he's crunchy! [ male announcer ] it's crunchy nut! honey sweet flakes with nuts in every bite! ♪ he saves the day! ♪ in his tasty way! ♪ ♪ he is the crunchy nut! [ male announcer ] kellogg's crunchy nu it's super delicious! >> shepard: i'm shepard smith. this is the fox report. it's the bottom of the hour, time for the top of the news. live tonight from denver
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
fox team coverage tonight. jim angle has a fact check on last night's most heated issue, tax policy. ed henry has the obama campaign reaction. and we begin with carl cameron on the first debate. good evening, carl. >> hi, brett. the romney campaign could hardly be more excited about what happened last night. in fact, since the debate ended, they say they've been getting two donations per second as a measure of mitt romney's success the morning after is general election debate debut against the president, mitt romney made a surprise appearance to a thrilled and leaved audience of conservatives. >> last night i thought was a great opportunity for the american people to see two very different visions for the country. >> he reiterated a new attack. >> trickle down government that the president proposes is one where he will raise taxes on small business, which will kill jobs. i instead want to keep taxes down on small business so we can create jobs. >> romney awoke to rave reviews across the country and democrats admit he delivered. >> virtually everything you said about my tax plan is i
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 12:00am EDT
of substance. i am happy that jim lehrer was willing to ask us our positions on issues and we could describe those. it was not a big gotcha night from the moderator, but instead, a chance for the president and i to go toe to toe on important issues people care about. i thought it was a helpful night n. final analysis, people will decide what kind of america they want. >> sean: congressman ryan, you are up next. there have been a lot of controversial statement, but to save time, in recent weeks, joe biden has said that the middle class, the last four years has been buried. today, he went out there and said he's going to raise taxes, yes, we plan to raise taxes over $twenty1 trillion. your reaction? >> he was half right. it's about $2 trillion. but every now and then, joe is candid. he drops the veil. he was right when he aid the middle class has been buried four years. yes, they are proposing a massive tax increase. two years ago, when they said they were going to prevent a tax increase because of a slow economy, the economy is growing slower than when they said that. they don't have
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
want to their opponent's face for the first time. tonight's debate in denver will be moderateed by jim leerer and will be split up between 6 segments the first focused on nt economy followed by lines of questioning about other dop stick policy issues including healthcare and since both sides know there will be ten's of millions of voters hanging on their every word they have been hunkered down the last few days per respecting their pitches and lines of defense. president obama has been in the swing state in nevada since sunday with his sparring partner jim kerry. although the president took a brief break yesterday and visited the hoover dam. while he has been in colorado another spring state studying for his first ever presidential debate and arguing with ohio center rob portman to stand in for mr. obama. why we did see the gop nominee for a few minutes out in the open at chip poelt ta ordering a burrito bowl. they will show the stage tonight at 9 eastern. we are looking forward to it. >> peter doocy thank you so much. it is time for the responses to the brew on this question of the da
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Sep 29, 2012 2:00pm EDT
knows how to fix them. jim roads the fourth term governor of ohio, all that matters in ohio is the size of this wallet. sf it's getting fatter, they will do well. if it is small are, they will not do well. romney needs to make the case so peel can see him, know him and conclude he is not only understands their problems but he has a way of fixing them. >>> i assume we'll see you on the trail in ohio. >> all the way to the finish line. >> paul: when we come back, we go to colorado where the candidates will square off wednesday night in their first presidential debate. there is no doubt mitt romney has lot riding on his performance there. our panel has some advice for the governor, next. [ male announcer ] the perfect photo... [ man ] nice! [ male announcer ] isn't always the one you plan to take. whoa, check it out. hey baby goat... nohat's not yours... [ hikers whispering ] ...that's not yours. [ goat bleats ] na, na, n-- no! [ male announcer ] now you can take a photo right from video, so you'll never miss the perfect shot. [ hikers laughing, commenting ] at&t introduces the htc one x.
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Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
understands their problems or she understands their problems and knows how to fix them. jim roads the fourth term governor of ohio, all that matters in ohio is the size of this wallet. sf it's getting fatter, they will do well. if it is small are, they will not do well. romney needs to make the case so peel can see him, know him and conclude he is not only understands their problems but he has a way of fixing them. >>> i assume we'll see you on the trail in ohio. >> all the way to the finish line. >> paul: when we come back, we go to colorado where the candidates will squar off wednesday night in their first presidential debate. there is no doubt mitt romney has lot riding on his performance there. our panel has some advice for our panel has some advice for the i'm done! "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna find out. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet's pads are better than ever. now they have the scrubbing power of mr. clean magic eraser so you don't have to get down on your hands and knees to scrub away tough, dried-on stains. hey, do you guys think i'm "momtacular" or "momtrocious"?
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
someone said a certain word. word for obama was jobs and romney was medicare . jim lehrer was but -- but. he got confused. >> steve: poor guy. >> brian: 78. ♪ ♪ [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8... ♪ >> brian: hey, glad you are up. why was president obama so off of his game in the debate. journalist bob woodword had a theory on shared on the radio on kilmeade and friends. >> something happened intelligence report, who knows the things that can happen in a president's life that distract him. he was distracted. it was not an engaged obama. i think as the onion gets peeled on this. we'll find that something happened in his presidential or personal life that distracted him. >> brian: could personal problems be the reason and blame why the president did so poorly . dick morris, you wrote the book screwed, you should know. >> he noticed there was not a teleprompter in front of him. i leave it to al gore to explain his bad performance on cloimate change when he said altit
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 6:00am EDT
channel. >> brian: it is jim laer had to come wup it. six parts and two minutes to answer and free throwing. and get off of the script and let them interact with each other. >> any thoughts of what romney needs to do tonight. he needs to change the conjectory and seeing the tightening polls in the last few days. but clearly it is on him in many ways. >> steve: this is his chance to shine. in the meantime we have news. >> in your headlines. we have air force 2 aborting landing twice in one day. first time vice-president vice-president biden was aproaching charlotte. there were thunderstorms in the area and on the way home from campaigning in north carolina it happened again. heavy fog over marylandy forced the plan to to circle 45 minutes. now to the folks news exclusive. letters show that thitate department refused to get involved when the company paid to protect the security in lib yampt warning signs may have been ignored. the contractor felt security was substandard, and that the situation was unworkable. when the libyans tried to bring in a third party to help with security it
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Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, jim cia why ther, performed well in the debates and the rest is history. it started him on his way to a landslide victory in 1980. >> do you think debates actually help voters decide which person to back if they're on the fence as to which direction to go? >> i think they make a difference, particularly for mitt romney. look, barack obama, whether you love him or dislike him, think he's a great leader or think he's failed, we kind of know what he's going to be like as president. we've had him for 3 1/2 years. mitt romney is still an open book. people have to say, do i want to live with this guy every day? is he going to be quick on his feet? how prone is he to gaffes? does he know how to spar? does he show an inner toughness? in truth the pressure is on mitt romney on this first debate to seem to be -- at least get parity with president obama or victory with the immediate pundit analysis after the game. >> when you have a challenger going up against an incumbent president, doesn't the debate stage also make it possible for the challenger to also look presidential because you are go
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Oct 6, 2012 3:00pm EDT
: cbs news host jim lehrer moderated the great debate this week but his performance didn't win him many accolades. robert bianco, apparently the best moderated ser no moderator at all. washington post, whether letting go of the leash was an intelligent on his part or the only option he definitely let go of leash. >> jon: so, let's find out with our panelists think. >> the media is upset they weren't part of the story. the candidates got to talk. i think it's brilliant. this is exactly what a moderate ser supposed to do. this is not about the media. shame on the media who jump in there and say you didn't become part of the story and you didn't wrestle with the politicians. you are not part of the story. it's about their ideas. let them talk. you i loved it. >> jon: so barack obama supporter would he have done a better job. >> i think the two of them are unrelated. but michael cauldron had an interesting point. leher did not go to new media or didn't take any crowd sourcing questions. he didn't ask people what he ought to ask. that is who decided by himself. >> jon: it was mostly the
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Sep 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
debate is in that policy. what are some of the questions that we might expect to hear? >> and jim letterer, the moderator to lay down a format on the economy in the first section. they have questions to start off the discussion, and then a discussion, free flowing, it's supposed to stay on the topic matter that they've agreed to, which is domestic issues. so, i don't expect any wavering off into foreign policy, libya or afghanistan, you don't know that that possibly could happen, but it's supposed to say pretty structured, but the discussion is something new, so le herrer can press and there's a lot of free flow in those 15 minutes, so, a lot of things can happen in a short time. >> harris: with the time i have left with you. i want to focus on style and the moderated debates before, did a beautiful job in the g.o.p. primary i might ad. from your experience i'm hearing that the candidates should work in humor. humor can back fire, can't it? >> sure, if it's too staged, if it's hokey, it can come off as just not genuine. and all of these folks who are out there telling governor rom
FOX News
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
his defenders claim the moderator, jim lehrer are of pbs was basically too right-wing and acting in concert with the romney campaign somehow, which is denial to a level that is truly amusing. bill: if that is the one observation you have i'm curious to know how you observe this. this is al gore talking about the altitude in colorado, specifically the city of denver. roll this. >> obama arrived in denver at 2:00 p.m. today, just a few hours before the debate started. romney did his debate prep in denver. when you go to 5,000 feet -- >> exactly. >> and you only have a few hours to adjust. >> that is interesting. >> i don't know, maybe --. bill: did you hear that voice in the background, that's interesting? now, it is true, and it is factual he left vegas around 2:00 in the afternoon. but just on the face, what do you think of that? >> well that may be its effect on vice president gore. i think the president is in peek physical condition. i think he could probably handle 5,000 feet. this is why the president had a problem in the macro explanation, is, people like al gore, suck up to th
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
of it. obama cares on my list. i use that term respectfully. i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidies to pbs. i like pbs and big bird and i like you, too, but i'm not going to keep spending money on things i have to borrow money to pay for it. martha: big bird woke and heard that. users posted 17,000 big bird tweets a minute. one such account @firedbigbird. bill: a year ago in a conversation with governor romney he said when i get one-on-one in the president he's going to say x and i'll say y. he will say "a" and i'll say "b." that was a year ago. he has been waiting a year. if you look at these snap polls. oftentimes this is an emotional reaction. whether it's cbs or cnn there was a clear winner in this debates. martha: governor romney had take and lot of heat from conservative watchers of all of this who said he had yet to make a passionate conservative argument throughout the course of this campaign. i think those folks will be satisfied with what they saw last night. he was ago that and connected to what he was saying. he made his points. and he turned that key in a way
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Sep 28, 2012 11:00am EDT
, pat. [applause] congressman jim ger lock is here, appreciate his support and tom smith who's going to become the new u.s. pat senator that'll join -- u.s. senator that's going to join pat toomey. thank you, also, to the president of this institution, the colonel james doyle, appreciate his willingness to open up this room for all of us to come and meet. [applause] it looks like we've filled it to overflowing, as they say. appreciate his hospitality. [cheers and applause] and anyplace, anyplace that can create the character of individuals that have been represented by this institution, which have included norman schwarzkopf as well as larry fitzgerald, we appreciate them and acknowledge the accomplishment of this institution. i appreciate the young men and young women who are seated behind me. these are extraordinary people, i appreciate the fact that they're going to be heading off in life some look, i imagine, to a career in the military, some instead going on to college and some actually in college as well. and some going to, on to four-year colleges. and coming out looking for jobs
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